Definition of okrug in English:

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okrug

Pronunciation: /ˈɒkrʊɡ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

(In Russia and Bulgaria) a territorial division for administrative and other purposes.
Example sentences
  • He served as commander and staff officer in the Russian Group of Forces in Germany, Far Eastern and Trans-Baikal Military okrugs.
  • The federal okrug includes ten components of the Russian Federation with 64 cities and towns.
  • In a report to Stalin a high-ranking official complained that in Orel okrug only 45,000 out of 110,000 men could be mobilized.

Origin

Russian okrug, Bulgarian okrăg.

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